Forward is a project run by City and
Islington College to re-integrate young people not in
education, employment or training (NEETS) back into the education
We commission and conduct a variety of
research projects. We use research (and ongoing consultation) to
influence and improve the design, delivery and recognition of
vocational education and training. Below is a full list of our
We are working Organic lea to create a volunteer training toolkit to share good training practices that have helped voluntary and community groups develop a structured approach to learning in their projects.
This project evaluated a RPL (recognition of prior learning) programme for construction workers run by LabourNet, a social enterprise based in Bangalore, India.
We commissioned Dr Ellen Spencer and Professors Bill Lucas and Guy Claxton to develop a theory of vocational pedagogy. Our latest report takes a fresh look at the outcomes of vocational education and builds the case for a vocational pedagogy.
This publication looks at an approach to training which is not normally associated with the sector, but has been successfully used to develop excellence in many other sectors; coaching.
As part of CSD’s ongoing work to understand the motivations of and reality for young people today, we commission some research into their attitudes to work, learning and the future.
We conducted a review of the evidence on how involvement in community projects which grow food in urban areas can help people to develop employability skills and ultimately find work.
The City & Guilds Centre for Skills for Development is part of City & Guilds Group
Charity No: 312832